Tequila Festival!

Mexico

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Tequila Festival!

Our timing in Playa del Carmen conveniently coincided with the Maya Riviera Tequila Festival. Although unplanned, we considered it somewhat of a destiny that we happened to be in town for it. Not ones to pass up things that are meant to be, we took the assignment in stride, put on our best ‘when in [...]

Playa: hard to hate.

Mexico

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Playa: hard to hate.

Miles of perfectly bright blue water stretching in both directions, white sand so subtle and soft it feels like a cloud. The sky and ocean seem to meet in perfect unison. Pelicans play tag in the marine breeze, the sun coats bronzing bodies and outlines the shape of offshore reefs. Playa del Carmen’s stretch of [...]

Bit by the dumb traveler bug

Belize, Guatemala, Mexico

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Bit by the dumb traveler bug

Because it has become a tradition for us in Central America, Dave and I crossed the Belize/Mexico border after dark, on foot, and without having exchanged currency. How this keeps happening, I don’t understand, but at least it makes for a good story… Guatemala to Mexico. It seemed like an easy enough trip until we [...]